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Old 12-29-2007, 08:13 PM   #1
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Hi Guys,

Newbie here... do you know what this "appliance" is called? It's in the kitchen and it's a fan thingy. Sorry for the complete lack of DIY knowledge.

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Old 12-29-2007, 08:19 PM   #2
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It appears to me to be an exhaust and light combo.

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Old 12-29-2007, 10:41 PM   #3
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Looks like a bath exhaust fan that someone tried to turn into a kitchen vent. Judging from the apparent grease buildup on the outside, I'd be afraid to look inside the grill.
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bathroom exhaust fan
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Old 12-30-2007, 12:29 PM   #5
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Hope that thing's not blowing all that grease straight into the attic........can you say "VOID home insurance"?!!!!

Oh, you wanted to know what it's called.....unless it's vented through a proper chimney to the outside, which I doubt, I'd call that a "wick" and your house a "candle". In any case, it's not a reasonable substitute for a range hood, if that was the original intent.

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